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What To Watch If You Love 'The Golden Girls'

April 23, 2020 508 votes 37 voters44 items

List RulesVote up the films and television series that you know other fans of 'Golden Girls' will love.

Fans of The Golden Girls enjoy the classic '80s show because of the witty writing, its focus on friendship and family, and featuring older actors in key roles.  If you’re searching for ideas about what to watch after Golden Girls, these TV shows and movies are a great place to start. The best movies and shows like Golden Girls feature wholesome themes, hilarious one-liners, and a focus on issues such as getting older, family, relationships, and friendship. In this list, you'll find everything from Grace and Frankie to Modern Family to Murder, She Wrote.

What programs will you vote to the top of this list? Maybe you're a fan of Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, a movie that features the lifelong friendship of four women. If you’re looking for more comedy, The Kominsky Method is a great TV series to dive into thanks to star Michael Douglas. Some of the other notable movies and series to watch if you like Golden Girls include The Goldbergs and Steel Magnolias.

Which shows and movies are the best for Golden Girls fans? Vote up the ones you would recommend to other fans, and be sure to check out the titles you haven’t seen yet. 

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  • Grace And Frankie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list What To Watch If You Love 'The Golden Girls'
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    If you're looking for a comedy series about found family and getting older, like The Golden Girls, this series is the perfect choice to stream.

    Grace and Frankie (Netflix, 2015) is an American comedy-drama web television series created by Marta Kauffman and Howard J. Morris. Finding out that their husbands have been romantically involved for the last 20 years, two women (Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin) with an already strained relationship try to cope with the circumstances together.... more on Wikipedia
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  • The Kominsky Method is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list What To Watch If You Love 'The Golden Girls'
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    If you enjoyed watching The Golden Girls portray older adults as actual people and not as caricatures, you'll enjoy this series from Netflix.

    The Kominsky Method (Netflix, 2018) is an American comedy web television series created by Chuck Lorre. An aging actor (Michael Douglas), who long ago enjoyed a brush with fame, makes his living as an acting coach.... more on Wikipedia
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  • The Cool Kids is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list What To Watch If You Love 'The Golden Girls'
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    If you enjoyed the irreverent trouble that Blanche, Dorothy, Sophia, and Rose got into in The Golden Girls, you'll get a kick out of this series from Fox.

    The Cool Kids (Fox, 2018) is an American sitcom television series created by Charlie Day and Paul Fruchbom. Three guy friends (David Alan Grier, Martin Mull, Leslie Jordan) in a retirement community are the top dogs until they’re blown out of the water by the newest member of the community: a female rebel (Vicki Lawrence) who's ready to challenge their place.... more on Wikipedia
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  • Modern Family is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list What To Watch If You Love 'The Golden Girls'
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    This long-running ABC sitcom is the perfect choice for fans of The Golden Girls that are looking for a series with a massive library to keep them entertained for a long time.

    Modern Family (ABC, 2009) is an American comedy television sitcom created by Francisco Bobadilla. Three different but related families face trials and tribulations in their own unique way from the perspective of an unseen documentary filmmaker.... more on Wikipedia
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